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History of the Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa fixture

Aston Villa face a trip to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Villans will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2005, with Tottenham H. annihilating their visitors 5 - 1 in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 17 SepAston Villa1 - 1Tottenham H.PREM
2004/2005Sun 01 MayTottenham H.5 - 1Aston VillaPREM
2004/2005Mon 22 NovAston Villa1 - 0Tottenham H.PREM
2003/2004Sun 02 MayAston Villa1 - 0Tottenham H.PREM
2003/2004Sun 23 NovTottenham H.2 - 1Aston VillaPREM
2002/2003Sat 18 JanAston Villa0 - 1Tottenham H.PREM
2002/2003Sat 24 AugTottenham H.1 - 0Aston VillaPREM

Recent respective form guides

Tottenham Hotspur are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Spurs, with 5 goals against.

Aston Villa have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Villans's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Tottenham H. sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 40 points from their 22 games. Aston Villa find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 25 points from their 22 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Tottenham H.6303869
Aston Villa632111611

FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Spurs. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Tottenham H. Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Aston Villa Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.